Learn from the masters
The Front holds a special place in the climbing industry for initiating the birth of indoor competitive bouldering. We select only the best, most experienced instructors to guide you through all aspects of bouldering. Whether you're embarking on your timid, first attempts in the sport or honing complex climbing techniques, you'll find that The Front staff has the experience and knowledge to improve your climbing skills.
Climbing instruction at The Front is an excellent choice for beginners as well as more advanced individuals. Known for small classes and personalized attention, The Front is the perfect place to begin or expand your climbing experience. Classes offer a non-competitive environment that is conducive to learning and expanding one's ability.
Class attendance also includes full access to aerobic and weight training equipment. You have the option to come just for classes, or incorporate them into your full workout. Either way, you'll find climbing instruction classes at The Front comfortable and inviting, as well as challenging and informative.
Learn to Top Rope Belay!
Don't know how to belay? We run this 30-minute intro class ANYTIME! Just stop by, it only takes half an hour. Price: $7.00
Learn to Lead Climb and Belay!
Want to take the next step and belay your friends on lead? Need to learn how to safely clip, lead climb, and take lead falls? Grab your friend, and give us a call. We'll get you scheduled. This class spans two 90 minute sessions, and is for individuals that feel confident climbing 5.9 and want to take their climbing to the next level. Price: $89.00
Never climbed before? Want to get started? This class is designed for you! Climbing 101 is an all-around introductory class for adults and teens. You will learn rope skills, harness use, equipment handling and basic climbing techniques, as well as climbing lingo and commands. We will also teach you how to belay and spot as safely as possible.
Price (groups of 2-6): $35/person
When: Call or stop by for available days and times. Please arrive 15 minutes prior. Must preregister by calling The Front. (25% deposit due at registration.)
Length: 60 minutes of instruction; continue climbing after class is over!
Clothing and Gear: Wear attire that allows for full range of motion. All climbing gear is included!
Climbing technique is the single greatest ingredient of climbing ability, success and confidence. This foundation is supplemented by endurance, strength, flexibility, proper breathing and a calm mind. Whether you're a beginner or intermediate climber, Technique 101 will improve your skill set. We wil; work on any or all supplemental areas you like, as well as give you long-term strategies for improving performance, and bring you up to speed on climbing terminology. Each class is tailor-made to fit your goals. Additionally, all classes will review and practice proper spotting and safety techniques.
Price (private): $45 /// Groups (2-4 people): $35/person
All lessons come with a complimentary day pass for your next visit!
When: By appointment only
Length: 90 minutes
Clothing and Gear: Wear attire that will allow for full range of motion. Gear is available for rent.
I.C.U. [Intensive Climbing Unit]
YOUR MISSION: To climb 5.12. To tap your potential.
I.C.U is a weekly training class for adults that will get you pushing your limits on a rope. Train both your body and mind to start redpointing at a higher level!
Classes take place Mondays and Wednesdays, 7-9pm.
$79/month EFT membership add-on...all you have to do is show up and work hard! REGISTER at the front desk or call 801.393.7625 (ROCK).
Classes are for adults only, ages 18 and up. (Like we said, it's intense.)
Prerequisite: Must be lead belay and climbing certified by The Front.